Period
to 21 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Blockchain Lead was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Blockchain Leader
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1026 700 1090
Rank change year-on-year -326 +390 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Blockchain Lead 9 6 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.013% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 15
10th Percentile " £58,125 £66,000
25th Percentile £62,500 £76,250 £78,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £90,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £96,250
90th Percentile £97,500 " "
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 111,466 46,930 134,438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.42% 94.82% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 77,628 38,839 108,281
10th Percentile £31,856 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Blockchain Lead
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Blockchain Lead in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain Lead in the UK

Blockchain Lead
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Blockchain Lead.

Salary trend for Blockchain Lead in the UK

Blockchain Lead
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Blockchain Lead over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Blockchain Lead in the UK

Blockchain Lead
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Blockchain Lead within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -319 7 £65,000 -21.21% 2
North West - 4 £65,000 -
UK excluding London - 4 £65,000 -
North of England - 4 £65,000 -
London -223 3 £95,000 +15.15% 2
Work from Home -278 3 £85,000 -8.11%

Blockchain Lead Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, Blockchain Lead job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Blockchain Lead in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Blockchain
2 7 (77.78%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Smart Contracts
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
6 2 (22.22%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) Fintech
6 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (22.22%) AWS
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
6 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (22.22%) Servant Leadership
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Derivative
7 1 (11.11%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (11.11%) Ethereum

Blockchain Lead Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Azure
2 2 (22.22%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Blockchain
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Smart Contracts
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Fintech
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
3 2 (22.22%) Servant Leadership
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat